Erika Krumbeck, ND

Iron-rich foods for kids and infants

Oh the things we put our kids through! Parents – do you remember doing the newborn heel-stick to check for PKU and other metabolic diseases? (Did […]

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Bed wetting and soiling – a natural approach

Enuresis and encopresis.  Those are the medical terms for bed wetting and soiling.  (Sounds a lot nicer in medical jargon, doesn’t it?) These are extremely common […]

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There’s no magic bullet in a pill

When I was 22 I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).  This was after months of medication trials and diagnostic tests.  (Parasite test – check. […]

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Don’t suppress that fever! (and why I don’t like Tylenol)

Annika, my 9 month old, got her first fever over Christmas. It went up to 105.8° F (on a temporal artery thermometer). I can just hear […]

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Baby wearing safely (and why I don’t like the Baby Bjorn)

I don’t like the Baby Bjorn.  (I can just hear the cries of all the Bjorn-wearing mothers across the country: “WHAT? How dare you scorn my […]

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Calcium – the great milk myth

Calcium is one of the most important minerals in the body and is involved in much more than just bone formation.  Calcium is required for our […]

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